We’re looking for a Legal Counsel to join our growing team!
As a Legal Counsel , you will work as part of the Claims Litigation team providing legal representation to the claims department on Property / Casualty / Specialty Solutions litigation files.
By utilizing your superior litigation and analytical skills, you will work to identify legal issues impacting on claim resolution and be able to develop a creative and proactive approach to file resolution.
This position is a full-time permanent opportunity based in Vancouver, BC.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference :
Handle insurance defence files of varying complexities independently from beginning to conclusion
Independently prepare and conduct applications / motions, discoveries, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial conferences and Trials
Draft opinions, pleadings, affidavits and other legal documents to support motion applications, mediation briefs and pre-trial memoranda
Prepare and present educational legal seminars to the claims department
Maintain productive and effective communications with the claims department and adjusters
Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
Member in good standing of the Law Society of BC
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in insurance litigation
Experience in the following areas; automobile insurance claims, property damage, strata / condominium property matters, bodily injury and subrogation
Strong ability to handle multi-party actions
Expertise in drafting pleadings, conducting discoveries and preparing for and conducting Trials
Proficient in alternative dispute resolution including independent preparation and conduct of Mediations
Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously and independently
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, combined with research, negotiation and analytical skills